NTSB: Captain took command of Southwest flight just before NY airport landing gear collapse

  • by: VERENA DOBNIK , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 6, 2013 - 7:40 PM

NEW YORK — The captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officer just 400 feet from the ground, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.

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